The Highland Council is to invest £1.074 million into carrying out improvements to its housing stock in Caithness over the next 12 months. At a meeting of the Caithness committee, councillors agreed a one-year Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme that will see £940,000 spent on main
The Scottish Government has been urged to distribute available funds to local authorities in order to reach those most impacted by increasing energy costs.
The Highland Council and the Cairngorm National Park Authority are seeking views on bold powers for tackling the rural housing crisis across Badenoch and Strathspey.
The Highland Council is very close to full compliance with new fire safety legislation which came into force on February 1 2022, the local authority's Housing and Property Committee was told yesterday.
Highland councillors have expressed concerns that the Scottish Government’s new national planning strategy and policies could fall short on delivering regional priorities for the region and in achieving Scotland’s transition to net zero.
The Highland Council has approved plans for 93 new homes in Cromlet, Invergordon.
The Scottish Government, SP Energy Networks and Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution have launched a trial called Project Re-Heat to decarbonise homes in Highland and across Scotland. The industry-first project will trial how electricity networks can respond to the increase
The Highland Council has criticised the Scottish Government for the approval of new short term lets legislation without making any additional funding available to implement the licensing scheme. Following last week's approval, local authorities will be required to establish a short-term le
The Highland Council has taken possession of sixteen new affordable homes for rent built on the site of the former Primary School in Maryburgh. Cllr Angela Maclean and Margaret Paterson visit the new homes before tenants move in
Members of the Highland Council’s Housing and Property Committee yesterday approved a below-inflation rise (1%) in council house rents for 2022/23 to help tenants during challenging financial times. It was also agreed that this percentage increase (1%) will be applied to all residential Housin
The Highland Council has submitted plans for 93 new homes in Cromlet, Invergordon.
The Highland Council is piloting a new open market purchase scheme to buy directly from owners in a bid to bolster its housing stock. The council is asking anyone considering selling a house to contact them and help make to make a difference to families who are in need of a home.
The Highland Council has launched an additional Community Empowerment consultation giving the Nairn community until 31 January 2022 to respond to a proposal to dispose, by sale, of Sandown Lands, Nairn.
Proposals for affordable housing investment between 2022-2027 and the planned investment programme to 2027 have been approved by the Highland Council's housing and property committee.
Proposals to provide almost £3 million to help households in fuel poverty in Highland this winter have been approved by members at the meeting of the full Highland Council on Friday.